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by Handsome Man
19 Jun 2017 13:23
Forum: General Football
Topic: More possible FIFA fiddling to ruin the game
Replies: 45
Views: 482

Re: More possible FIFA fiddling to ruin the game

passing to yourself at a free-kick, corner and goal-kick - makes sense, quick restart to a game, could benefit the attacking team a stadium clock which stops and starts along with the referee's watch - no problem here, everyone knows how long to go. allowing the goal-kick to be taken even if the ba...
by Handsome Man
19 Jun 2017 13:16
Forum: General Football
Topic: More possible FIFA fiddling to ruin the game
Replies: 45
Views: 482

Re: More possible FIFA fiddling to ruin the game

Actually all seem pretty reasonable to me. Quite like the idea of the halves being 30mins and stopping the clock. Would probably end up having more playing time than we do now. The last five minutes of the game are the most exciting thing in the world and this is partially because you never know wh...
by Handsome Man
19 Jun 2017 13:13
Forum: General Football
Topic: The generic transfer thread
Replies: 6275
Views: 210495

Re: The generic transfer thread

tidus_mi2 wrote:A youth player some may remember, Jonny Hayes signed for Celtic today.


It's always sad to see them tumble through the leagues looking for a club.
by Handsome Man
13 Jun 2017 13:20
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: George Boydd
Replies: 20
Views: 2907

Re: George Boydd

Always seemed slightly out of his depth, and I have always been surprised he has maintained his career - a bit like Shane Long - so I would say no.
by Handsome Man
12 Jun 2017 08:48
Forum: General Football
Topic: The generic transfer thread
Replies: 6275
Views: 210495

Re: The generic transfer thread

Man United spend 35 mill on somebody I've never heard of which Shirley means the end for Jones and smalling Possibly. However, they should hang around for the two months it takes for it to become obvious that the 35-million player centre-half isn't as good as the players Man U already had at the cl...
by Handsome Man
02 Jun 2017 08:49
Forum: The Team
Topic: The 2017/18 season preview/expectation and build up thread
Replies: 63
Views: 4491

Re: The 2017/18 season preview/expectation and build up thread

There is much to look forward to next season. Sure, there are lots of powerful teams with great reasons to expect success, but I can't see another Newcastle, ie anybody who is bound to get promoted, so the two automatic places are accessible for us this year. For all teams, a lot will depend on mana...
by Handsome Man
02 Jun 2017 08:37
Forum: The Team
Topic: Do you have another team?
Replies: 72
Views: 3487

Re: Do you have another team?

Not anymore but I supported Spurs when I was little, so I am allowed to feel pleased when they win games.

However, as an 80s child, the joy of Liverpool losing games is probably greater, as is that Schadenfreude feeling you get when English teams get knocked out of the Champions League.
by Handsome Man
01 Jun 2017 13:53
Forum: General Football
Topic: The generic transfer thread
Replies: 6275
Views: 210495

Re: The generic transfer thread

How much has Pep spent at City since he started? Astronomical amounts.... And look how their season went. The man should have been given his P45 months ago. Absolute fraud This is interesting....... http://e2.365dm.com/15/05/16-9/20/chelsea-net-spend-mnf-premier-league_3299230.jpg?20150504202147 Di...
by Handsome Man
31 May 2017 13:22
Forum: The Team
Topic: Thank you Danny Williams
Replies: 23
Views: 2088

Re: Thank you Danny Williams

Will be interested* to see what Huddersfield do in the transfer window. I think he is only allowed 1 loanee from a fellow Premier League club, so they're going to need to decide on which of Mooy, Palmer, Brown and Ward they want to renew, and which if any they would go for permanently. Going for al...
by Handsome Man
31 May 2017 08:25
Forum: The Team
Topic: Tag yourself at Wembley.
Replies: 31
Views: 2260

Re: Tag yourself at Wembley.

When was it taken? We all look really anxious in my picture.
by Handsome Man
30 May 2017 17:29
Forum: The Team
Topic: Thank you Danny Williams
Replies: 23
Views: 2088

Re: Thank you Danny Williams

He's great and we will miss him sorely. He is usually one of the players of the season.

I think he'll miss us as well, because he won't move to a club that needs to play him as often as we did and maintain his enormous wages.
by Handsome Man
03 May 2017 13:42
Forum: General Football
Topic: Best Footballer Ever
Replies: 25
Views: 638

Re: Best Footballer Ever

Christiano Ronaldo's genius is in the news again and he has been compared with Pele and Best: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39788520 Who is the best footballer ever then? I would always have said that it was Pele, but Messi and Ronaldo must come close now. Robin Friday? I had to restrain myse...
by Handsome Man
03 May 2017 13:33
Forum: General Football
Topic: Best Footballer Ever
Replies: 25
Views: 638

Best Footballer Ever

Christiano Ronaldo's genius is in the news again and he has been compared with Pele and Best:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39788520

Who is the best footballer ever then? I would always have said that it was Pele, but Messi and Ronaldo must come close now.
by Handsome Man
20 Apr 2017 11:49
Forum: The Team
Topic: Who do you want to miss out on the play offs?
Replies: 44
Views: 3581

Re: Who do you want to miss out on the play offs?

My heart says Leeds:
I want a nice day out if we get to Wembley. We might be able to have that sharing public transport and pubs with Sheff Wed or Huddersfield fans. It wouldn't be the same if it was Leeds fans.

My head says Fulham
I do not want to have to play them again this year.
by Handsome Man
20 Apr 2017 10:51
Forum: General Football
Topic: PFA Teams Of The Year
Replies: 27
Views: 936

Re: PFA Teams Of The Year

Winston Smith wrote:
Handsome Man wrote:The big controversy was of course that Dele Alli can't be player of the season - madness.


according to some presenter on Talksport (least reliable source known to man) a PL player told him that it's because other footballers don't like Alli, as he acts like a right pcunt on the pitch.


Jealousy.
by Handsome Man
20 Apr 2017 10:29
Forum: General Football
Topic: PFA Teams Of The Year
Replies: 27
Views: 936

Re: PFA Teams Of The Year

The big controversy was of course that Dele Alli can't be player of the season - madness.
by Handsome Man
20 Apr 2017 10:28
Forum: General Football
Topic: PFA Teams Of The Year
Replies: 27
Views: 936

Re: PFA Teams Of The Year

Nothing too controversial in the Premiership one, unless you are a fan of one of the big teams and want to claim that your players are better. If that is Man City, you might be surprised that de Bruyne isn't picked ahead of Mane, perhaps; if you are an Arsenal fan, maybe it should have been Sanchez....
by Handsome Man
24 Mar 2017 09:08
Forum: General Football
Topic: Top 7 predictions
Replies: 30
Views: 1046

Re: Top 7 predictions

Chelsea
Man City
Arsenal
Spurs
Man Utd
Liverpool
Everton

Chelsea are the best team, Man City have the best players, Arsenal always finish above Spurs and Spurs should still get into the Champions League. I am a big fan of Mourinho and of Klopp, but their players aren't very good.
by Handsome Man
28 Feb 2017 14:28
Forum: The Team
Topic: Stams philosophy
Replies: 46
Views: 2862

Re: Stams philosophy

:roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: The philosophy is literally the whole reason we are in the top 6. The team are massively over-achieving, completely because of the way that Jaap has the team set up. Couldn't agree more. We finished 17th and 19th and then lost all our good players, replacin...
by Handsome Man
09 Jan 2017 13:42
Forum: General Football
Topic: I'm bored - Random football questions
Replies: 26
Views: 1006

Re: I'm bored - Random football questions

Club you would love to see in the Premier League Celtic and Rangers: 60,000 crowds, fantastic derby games and some real edge to their other games on occasion. Let them join the Championship next year, and it won't be too long after that they can improve and get promotion. Club you'd love to see slid...
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